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Grand Flavors

Tamara Oldenburg-Sires is an olive oil expert.  By Alisha Jucevic “Come on over here and give it a try,” says Tamara Oldenburg-Sires, motioning for a customer to follow her to the tasting bar set up at the back of the … Continue reading

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Q&A with Food Blogger Heather Christo

This week I conducted an email interview with food blogger Heather Christo of HeatherChristoCooks.com. Christo is a popular online food blogger, as well as published author. Just this week she released her first cookbook “The Generous Table: Sharing the Love … Continue reading

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Why Is This so Good? Alan Richman’s Portland Food Scene Article Exudes Excellence

By: Rachel Davidson I never would have guessed that GQ magazine would produce such amazing food articles. Yet, here I am amazed at the brilliance of Alan Richman. Richman is a food and travel-contributing writer for GQ magazine. With an … Continue reading

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Best Food Writing Twitter Accounts

By Rachel Davidson Food writers and food related twitter accounts can be very repetitive. Often, food writers tweet about what they eat, photos of every meal, and constant ‘foodstagraming’ (food photography on Instagram). Looking at mouthwatering chocolate brownies and gooey … Continue reading

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Q & A with Grant Butler, Food/arts writer for The Oregonian’s Foodday

By: Kathy Kwong Grant Butler, Food/Arts writer for The Oregonian’s FoodDay, A&E, MIX magazine, vegan and movie critic. How did you get started as a food writer/critic? I began writing about food as a part-time restaurant critic for the Statesman … Continue reading

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Eating as a hobby and for good reason

By: Kathy Kwong Food is undoubtedly a part of each of our lives. It comes in various shapes, sizes, textures, colors, ingredients (some hidden or conveniently mislabeled), and even with varying smells. For me, it is a very important part … Continue reading

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Portland Vegan Food Scene Beat Blog

The city of Portland, Oregon is a hidden gem for many food lovers. Portland houses the most eclectic mix of restaurants and food carts that foodies could ever long for. Among this eclectic food scene, we are seeing a large … Continue reading

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Treading Lightly With The Term “Organic”

By: Emily Fraysse The bakery is all hustle and bustle when the doors swing open at seven in the morning. The local residents patiently wait in line to get their daily fix of coffee as the morning crew emerge carrying … Continue reading

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Cookies, Coffee, and Community: Building a Home at New Day Bakery

BY SARABETH OPPLIGER “Just give him a job. Don’t follow him everywhere.” Bill Mahoney, dressed in a blue windbreaker and jeans, runs his worked hands through the nest of gray-white hair that rests on his head as he makes his … Continue reading

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Silent Observation: Setting the Scene in Cal Young

“It is!” she says, with an open mouth laugh to her male friend. Then she turns to the barista and says “Can I get a grande white mocha?” The smell of coffee floods the nostrils of every customer. Vague human … Continue reading

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